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This guide will introduce you to resources you can use when studying music.

Why use Music?

music score with notationsSearching for music, especially recordings, is challenging because of the difficulty in describing music textually.

However, finding and studying music scores and recordings themselves is a great way to use primary sources to draw your own conclusions.


There are many websites that provide access to scores and audio and video recordings. Many of them focus on particular genres, styles, or time periods. Below is just a sample of some of these websites.